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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: after talks between president obama and congressional republicans stall, the house moves toward a vote on speaker boehner's plan-b for limited tax increases. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the "newshour" tonight, we sort through the state of play and the latest political maneuvering with congress watcher norman ornstein and political editor christina bellantoni. >> brown: then we look at the suspension of the u.n.'s polio eradication campaign in pakistan, after the killings of nine aid workers. >> suarez: from capitol hill, kwame holman reports on two congressional hearings today where state department officials accepted blame in failing to protect the u.s. diplomatic mission in libya. >> we have to do better. we owe it to our colleagues who lost their lives in benghazi. we owe it to the security professionals who acted with such extraordinary heroism that awful night to try to protect them, and we owe it to thousands of our colleagues serving america with a great dedication every day
with a great dedication every day in diplomatic posts around the world. >> brown: spending versus saving: amid the last-minute holiday rush, paul solman weighs the economic benefits. >> holiday season grand central terminal and a key question: is consumerism kind of a bad thing that's overdone this time of year? or is it the key driving economic and moral force in our society? >> suarez: and we close with another in our series of interviews with newly elected congressional members. tonight, north dakota's senator- elect, democrat heidi heitkamp. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like y
. >> ifill: jeffrey brown examines new concerns over syria's chemical weapons capability and what, if anything, the u.s. can do about it. >> woodruff: from florida, hari sreenivasan has the story of endangered coral reefs. many of them dying because ocean temperatures are rising and the waters are more acidic. >> i remember seeing fields of elk horn coral that you couldn't see through it and you couldn't see beyond it and those same areas are dead you know 99% dead. ♪ >> ifill: and we close with a remembrance of jazz great dave brubeck who died today, one day shy of his 92nd birthday. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the nation's third- largest bank, citigroup, announced big job cuts as it continues to scale back in the wake of the financial crisis. the 11,000 employees to
. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we look at this first cabinet change for the president's second term with david ignatius of the "washington post" and journalist and author james mann. >> woodruff: then, we turn back to the tragedy in newtown, connecticut, as more victims are laid to rest one week after the shootings. >> brown: speaking out for the first time since the massacre, the nra's wayne lapierre rejects calls for new limits on guns. >> i asked congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. >> woodruff: and ray suarez talks to mark glaze, director of the pro-gun control advocacy group mayors against illegal guns. >> brown: plus, we hear from high school students from across the country, and gwen ifill talks with secretary of education arne duncan. >> schools have been forever the safe haven, often safest places in the community. and we need to continue to do everything in our power to make sure that they are. >> woodruff: kwame holman updates washington's
earned a more formidable reputation as an analytical thinker than harold brown who was the nation's 14th defense secretary during the carter administration. a true prodigy he earned hi doctorate in physics from columbia university when he was just 21. he started his career at livermore lab in california and eventually moving to the pentagon where he became the director of defense research and engineering then air force secretary and eventually defense secretary. his ability to handle a staggering workload are legend including read and annotating 400 page briefing books overnight. during the career brown shaped fighters like the f-15 and f-16 that remain the air force's backbone fleet today. and championed jointness among the military serv before the failed iran hostage rescue mission convinced others to follow. now 85, brown continues to serve on the defense policy board and is a trustee of the center for strategic and international studies. with joyce winds low, brown recently co-authored "star- spangled security" applying lessons safeguarding america. i asked him whether jointness was
. >> brown: plus, we hear from high school students from across the country, and gwen ifill talks with secretary of education arne duncan. >> schools have been forever the safe haven, often safest places in the community. and we need to continue to do everything in our power to make sure that they are. >> woodruff: kwame holman updates washington's spending and tax stalemate after house republicans decide not to follow the leader. >> brown: and mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >>
. the lineman is charged with intoxication manslaughter for the death of 25-year-old jerry brown, a member of the team's practice squad. brown was unresponsive when they arrived. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent and brown were college teammates at the university of illinois. the two were reunited in october when the cowboys signed brown after the indianapolis colts released him. cowboys owner jerry jones said at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of jerry's families and all of those who knew and loved him. news stunned cowboys fans. >> man, that's sad to hear. i mean, life plays out sometimes like you don't plan it. >> many say they are standing by their team. >> i love my cowboys. i love my cowboys, and i'm routeing for them, and i'm hoping everything turns out okay. >> the team arrived in cincinnati saturday. >>> and police say brent will stay behind bars until he goes before a judge. turns out this isn't the first time he's faced
brown remembers the life of war hero and medal of honor winner daniel inouye, the senator from hawaii who was third in line to the presidency. >> ifill: and we close with the story of a message of hope and healing from the late fred rogers, in a 34-year-old photo that's gone viral. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the white house had a new proposal on the table today in the fiscal cliff negotiations. house republicans said it fell well short, but the two sides kept at it, hoping to avert across-the-board tax hikes and steep mandatory spending cuts in 2013. >>
brown, who joins us live right now. mr. brown, congratulations. how have you done it? >> thank you, mainly through 35,000 men and women in uniform, but particularly through something called operation at attack where we send as many uniformed police officers as possible into areas where we have seen spikes and violence, particularly shootings. >> that sounds almost like a back to basics campaign. why was the decision taken to go in that direction? >> well, it started with mayor bloomberg and commissioner kelly coming into the office right after 9/11 with a deep downturn in the economy, less tax revenue. we lost 6000 police officers through attrition, we have 6000 fewer now than we had then. that forced us to take a look at how we deploy officers into the city. instead of dividing them up as we usually did into 76 precincts, we focused better on defining exactly where the most violent crimes were happening and putting the biggest number of officers there, the biggest bang for the block. new recruits coming out of the police academy, they all went there. they all went there, teams of
that's all talk and no acti. weather ad libs 07:16:22:29 brown: the peopn s are firmly . >>> we are less than three weeks away from falling over the fiscal cliff. is power players are all talk and no action. >> no real weather issues in the weather department. that is a good thing. this weekend plenty of changes on tap and changes coming midweek. we will detail it for you in a minute or two. >> people in san francisco are firmly of the opinion that you would use your taser every 30 seconds. >> people are all fired up over the debate on tasers. we sat down with the top cop for more on the stun gun proposal. >> no sooner did the legislature go back in session than there is already talk about modifying the biggest tax law in the state. >> that affects all property owners, plus drones. we are talking about remote control airplanes with cameras on them and how they can help law enforcement and privacy advocates concerned. more on that. >> and more back and forth between the white house and republicans in congress showing no signs of letting up. >> yes , there are three weeks left un
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on its top. the passenger was jerry brown jr., a linebacker on the cowboys' practice squad. officers say the car was on fire when they arrived on scene. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing -- or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> reporter: investigators say brown was unresponsive and later died at a hospital. they say speed and alcohol were factors in the crush. brent failed a field sobriety test. >> based on his performance of those tests, along with our officers' observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away, then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> reporter: according to court records in illinois, brent was arrested in 2009 for driving under the influence. speeding and driving with a suspended license. he finished probation in july 2011. a criminal investigation is ongoing to determine exactly where the two spent the evening before the crash. >> brent released a statement to his agent that said, quote,
. >> my daughter, makaylamakayla, is very unhappy with her right now. >>> next up, gordon brown, on everything from the american economy, to the royal baby, to his personal mission about child labor. ♪ [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-potato chip decoy bag. then no one will want to steal the deliciousness. [ male announcer ] with a variety of tastes and textures, only chex mix is a bag of interesting. >>> gordon brown is making his mission to stop what he calls the new slavery. millions of children around the world forced to work at shockingly young ages. the former prime minister is serving as the u.n. envoy for global education. and he joins me now. welcome to you, gordon. >> good evening. >> this is a really disturbing report. 215 million children globally are believed to be at work, of which 15 of the 61 million who don't go to school, are child laborers. you, amid your horror, have come up with some possible solutions. tell me what you think we should be doing about this. >> i think we should ban child labor for young children. and i th
. >> bill: you know, republicans are saying this is a slam dunk then for scott brown. but jennifer, i would have to say wait a minute! slow down. things have really changed. number one, scott brown is tarnished because he lost to elizabeth warren. this is a far different cry from when he was elected against a weaker candidate. and number three scott brown if he runs again would have some tough opposition, either duval patrick or i spent a good deal of time saturday night with ed markey who would be a phenomenal candidate. ed told me he is seriously considering -- he came close to telling me he would run for senate if kerry gets the nomination. >> jennifer: breaking news! how do you like that! >> bill: i didn't announce it. i'm saying he's seriously considering it. i think he would an phenomenal candidate. >> jennifer: he would. i would say, i don't know him as well as i know duval patrick who is a great -- he would be fabulous too. it would be interesting to see because if there's a vacancy, i think duvall patrick has
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turn to former mayor willie brown and san francisco police chief greg surf. and our first question to the chief is, okay, you're advocating these tasers. do you have any experience in have you ever been tased? >> i have actually when he was mayor, we were looking at it 10 years ago and i volunteered. i'm telling you, it works. >> okay. so why the objections at the board? >> well, there are some people that just believe that under every single circumstance, that you can resolve the situation and that you would never, ever, ever have to use some sort of weapon to defend yourself. and that just hasn't proven to be the case over time. >> now, every other city around has gone with tasers. what is it about san francisco that mass it so resistent? >> i think the people in san francisco object to tasers, are firmly of the opinion that you would sell them, use your fatal weapon, your weapon could end newspaper a fatality, but you would use your taser every 30 seconds, every opportunity you have. >> okay. is he right? does it increase the high visibility of use? >> i would say the tests over
sentence of life in prison in the death of 7-year-old maria rid ridulph. patti ann browne from the new york city newsroom. >> reporter: jack mccullough was 17 when the 7-year-old girl disappeared and later found dead. mccullough is 73 years old and he was just convicted in her death this year. prosecutors say back in 1957 the teenage mccullough approached maria and other girl. when the other girl left, dragging maria into an alley choked her with a wire and stabbed her in the throat and chess. he dumped her body in a wooded area 100 miles away. she was found four months later. the case was unsolved for decades. mccullough's half-sister told police that her mother incriminated mccullough before her death. he was arrested tried and convicted. he claims he has an alibi at the time of maria's death. he claims he was traveling to chicago for a medical exam before joining the air force. his half-sister says he is evil and should pend spend the rest of his life behind bars. he faces a maximum life in prison. mccullough did not testify during the trial but will have a chance to speak in court. jon:
by elizabeth warren in his bid for re-election, that scott brown will be the republican nominee. that special election i think is scheduled for around june of this year and there's already been a few democratic potential candidates who are thinking of challenging scott brown assuming scott brown runs for that senate seat, whether deval patrick, the governor of massachusetts, congressman ed markey, the long serving democratic congressman from massachusetts. there's been some other names mentioned as well, but it's going to have a political fallout as well as international fallout, but the bottom line is the president has decided to nominate john kerry as the next secretary of state. >> it is interesting, too, that the republican scott brown came out for gun control legislation, some form of gurn control legislation, which we have not heard from many sitting republicans. >> scott brown's position has evolved since the fallout a week ago of what happened in newtown, connecticut. he favored an assault weapons ban if done by states. he didn't think the federal government should get involved, but n
's deputy police commissioner, paul brown who joins us live right now. mr. brown, congratulations. how have you done it? >> thank you mainly through 35,000 men and women in uniform but particularly through something called operation at attack where we send as many uniformed police officers as possible into areas where we have seen spikes and violence particularly shootings. >> that sounds almost like a back to basics campaign. why was the decision taken to go in that direction? >> well, it started with mayor bloomberg and commissioner kelly coming into the office right after 9/11 with a deep downturn in the economy, less tax revenue. we lost 6000 police officers through attrition, we have 6000 fewer now than we had then. that forced us to take a look at how we deploy officers into the city. instead of dividing them up as we usually did into 76 precincts, we focused better on defining exactly where the most violent crimes were happening and putting the biggest number of officers there, the biggest bang for the block. new recruits coming out of the police academy, they all went there. they al
occurred. >> the attacker is described as a white man in his early 40s with short, light, brown hair about 5'10", 180 pounds. he was walking a brown and white dog. >>> lock your car in san mateo. police are issuing this warning after several recent break-ins. at least four car break-ins were reported in san mateo since- -- since last week week -- end. all of the break-s -- last weekend. all of the break-ins happened in the downtown area. >>> it's actually getting cheaper to park in some parts of san francisco. san francisco transtransportation officials say the -- transportation officials say the parking is rating the meters. based on demand and location. the rates have gone down to 14 cents an hour. these rates are cheaper than the old-tire meters that are still out there. >>> two nasa probes are going to crash into the surface of the moon. they called ebb and flow. they are out circling the moon. so far they've discovered that the moon's crust is a lot thinner than we first imagined. it's more battered than anyone could have figured. they have also discredited a theory that the earth had
really? >> cenk: outrageous. it's a movie. he was a slave in the movie. let's bring in lauren brown jarvis, the community director of jack and jill politics. great to have you here again. is the movie racist against white people, black people, mexicans, do you understand their complaint. >> first of all, i'm a big terantino fan. i think he's one of america's great treasures. but i think drudge's actions beg two questions. one, was he trying to inflame the supremacist base of his following if you look at mccarthy's article, they range from ridiculous to outright insane and many are overtly racist. or is drudge really using the website to say he's ready to have a conversation about race which is overdo you in overdue in this nation. i don't think the right wing want to do that. they say it's behind us, race is divisive. i wonder if he's trying to do one of two things, inspire this race war that so many commenting on mccarthy's article believe is coming or putting it out there that it's time to have a conversation about race. >> cenk: that would be surprising. >> it's possible. >> cenk
university after attempting to join the debate. >> we are here to stand our ground, stanley r. brown for the american people who have been systematically blocked out of these debates for decades by the commission on presidential debates. we think the commission is entirely illegitimate. if democracy truly prevailed there would be no such commission. the debates would still be run by the league of women voters, the debates would be open. >> this is a series and big storm and my first message is to all people across the eastern seaboard, the atlantic, north, you need to take this very seriously and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> help, we need help. seriously. >> what we need most right now is like. at that time, it is pitch black. you cannot even see what is in front of you. >> we are working with sandy relief and ows. people are bringing in clothes, food, canned goods, diapers, batteries, flashlights, everything under the sun that
in the suburb and killing his teammate jerry brown. brent was arrested after he failed a sobriety test. >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or i am packed the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip one time. >> second degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. the cowboys are still scheduled to play the bengals today. last week, the kansas city chiefs player killed his girlfriend and then himself. >>> two funeral services being held for two teenagers. and shot and killed in oakland. a sidewalk memorial marks the spot where the two were gunned down two weeks ago. family and friends gathered at colonial chapel to remember them. today's services will be held for one of them at the mortuary. the bodies were found near brookdale park. >>> the man who killed lamar will be sentenced. he was trying to kidnap three women back in 2009. those incidents happened when garcia-torres was 17 years old. several years before sierra la mar went missing. >>> she is responsible for the children she was
to change on a daily basis. >> reporter: 25-year-old jerry brown was in the passenger seated and died at an area hospital. he played bowl with the indianapolis colts before joining the practice squad for dallas cowboys. look at this, his jersey is laid out on the bench there. he and brent played together in college in illinois. meantime, josh brent releasing a statement through his agent from jail. it reads in part, i'm quoting here, i'm devastated and filled with grief for the loss of my close friend and teammate. josh brent was arrested in illinois for a d.u.i. back in 2009. he spent 30 days in jail and was released for probation last year. >> gregg: casey stegall live, thank you. >> heather: coming up. a new legal challenge for the man charged in the killing of teenager that i von martin. george zimmerman taking on nbc but is the lawsuit legit? >> gregg: venezuela's president dropping a bombshell. hugo chavez, why she asking his country to consider his successor. >> heather: new fallout from a crank call scandal rocking the british thrown. we're at walmart with the simmons family.
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